The Egyptian Labor Market (inbunden)
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Assaad, Ragui
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772 g
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The Egyptian Labor Market

A Focus on Gender and Economic Vulnerability

Inbunden,  Engelska, 2022-03-03
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The Egyptian economy has faced tough challenges since the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings. This book examines the plight of Egypt's most vulnerable groups by focusing on the intersection of gender and economic vulnerability in the labor market, exploring issues such as job access, wage inequality, food security, health status, and many others.
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P. Clawson, CHOICE The written analyses contain extensive detail, and the more than 100 tables and charts included in the book, drawn primarily from the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey through 2018, offer troves of information...extensive analysis, charts, and references make this a useful volume.

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Caroline Krafft is an Associate Professor of Economics at St. Catherine University. She received her master's degree in public policy from the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs and her PhD from the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. Her research examines issues in development economics, primarily labor, education, health, and inequality in the Middle East and North Africa. Current projects include work on refugees, labor market dynamics, life course transitions, human capital accumulation, and fertility. Ragui Assaad is a Professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. He has been a Research Fellow of the Economic Research Forum since 1994 and is a member of its Board of Trustees. He holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University. His current research focuses on labor markets in the Arab World, with a focus on youth and gender issues as they relate to education, transition from school-to-work, employment and unemployment, informality, migration and forced migration, and family formation.


Ibrahim Elbadawi: Foreword Caroline Krafft and Ragui Assaad: Introduction 1: Caroline Krafft, Ragui Assaad, and Caitlyn Keo: The Evolution of Labor Supply in Egypt from 1988-2018: A Gendered Analysis 2: Ragui Assaad, Abdelaziz AlSharawy, and Colette Salemi: Is the Egyptian Economy Creating Good Jobs? Job Creation and Economic Vulnerability from 1998 to 2018 3: Mona Said, Rami Galal, and Mina Sami: Evolution of Wages, Inequality, and Social Mobility in Egypt 4: Mona Amer and Marian Atallah: The School-to-Work Transition and Youth Economic Vulnerability in Egypt 5: Ghada Barsoum and Dina Abdalla: Still the Employer of Choice: Evolution of Public Sector Employment in Egypt 6: Reham Rizk and Ali Rashed: Trends and Patterns of Women's Entrepreneurship in Egypt 7: Anda David, Nelly El-Mallakh, and Jackline Wahba: Internal versus International Migration in Egypt: Together or Far Apart 8: Caitlyn Keo, Caroline Krafft, and Luca Fedi: Rural Women in Egypt: Opportunities and Vulnerabilities 9: Irene Selwaness and Maye Ehab: Social Protection and Vulnerability in Egypt: A Gendered Analysis 10: Imane Helmy and Rania Roushdy: Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Shocks in Egypt 11: Maia Sieverding and Rasha Hassan: Associations between Economic Vulnerability and Health and Wellbeing in Egypt Epilogue